The awards were announced at a glittering ceremony held on Monday, 11th May at Sage Centre in Gateshead, Tyne and Wear.
VisitEngland Awards for Excellence 2015 celebrate the best of English tourism. They promote healthy industry competition and high standards, helping to ensure England's place as a world-class destination. This year, they attracted 345 applications.
Delighted with the award, Anna Brennand, Chief Executive Ironbridge Gorge Museum Trust commented: “It was a great achievement to once again reach the finals of these prestigious awards, as this positions us amongst the best tourist attractions in the country. Trustees, volunteers and staff are all delighted that we have received the Gold award, which is a wonderful testament to all their hard work over the years”.
The ten Ironbridge Gorge Museums are spread across six square miles of the Ironbridge Gorge World Heritage Site, together attracting over half a million visitors per year.
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